University Park is a town in Prince George’s County, Maryland, United States. The population was 2,548 at the 2010 census.
University Park is located at 38°58′17″N 76°56′36″W / 38.97139°N 76.94333°W / 38.97139; -76.94333 (38.971381, −76.943399).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km), all of it land.
University Park is bordered on the north by the city of College Park, to the south and east by the city of Riverdale Park, to the south and west by the town of Hyattsville, and is bordered in several directions by certain unincorporated parts of Prince George’s County, such as Adelphi.
The town includes a public park and a portion of Wells Run, a small tributary of the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,548 people, 897 households, and 675 families residing in the town. The population density was 5,096.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,967.6/km). There were 919 housing units at an average density of 1,838.0 per square mile (709.7/km). The racial makeup of the town was 78.5% White, 9.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 4.7% Asian, 3.0% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.3% of the population.
There were 897 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.05.
The median age in the town was 41.5 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 33.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,318 people, 877 households, and 637 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,677.5 people per square mile (1,790.0/km²). There were 898 housing units at an average density of 1,812.1 per square mile (693.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.46% White, 7.29% African American, 0.26% Native American, 3.67% Asian, 1.04% from other races, and 2.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.57% of the population.
There were 877 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the town, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $89,450, and the median income for a family was $96,349. Males had a median income of $62,375 versus $43,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $40,402. About 1.2% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over.